Poetry Series

January 20, 2019

postry-series_color_lr_rgb_300_72Meeting the third Sunday of the month at 2pm, The Davis Arts Center Poetry Series typically features two readers. Admission is free but donations are always appreciated and all proceeds benefit Davis Arts Center! The Series is hosted by James Lee Jobe. Audio archives of previous readings can be found here.

The January reading will feature Taylor Graham and Tim Kahl.


Taylor Graham

After years as a volunteer search-and-rescue dog handler, Taylor Graham says she’s a boots-on-the-ground poet. She’s widely published, including the anthology California Poetry: From the Gold Rush to the Present, and served as El Dorado County’s first Poet Laureate (2016-18). Her latest collection is Uplift (Cold River Press).


tim kahlTim Kahl (timkahl.com) is the author of Possessing Yourself (CW Books, 2009), The Century of Travel (CW Books, 2012) and The String of Islands (Dink, 2015). His work has been published in Prairie Schooner, Drunken Boat, Mad Hatters’ Review, Indiana Review, Metazen, Ninth Letter, Sein und Werden, Notre Dame Review, The Really System, Konundrum Engine Literary Magazine, The Journal, The Volta, Parthenon West Review, Caliban and many other journals in the U.S. He is also editor of Clade Song [http://www.cladesong.com]. He is the vice president and events coordinator of The Sacramento Poetry Center. He also has a public installation in Sacramento {In Scarcity We Bare The Teeth}. He plays flutes, guitars, ukuleles, charangos and cavaquinhos. He currently teaches at California State University, Sacramento, where he sings lieder while walking on campus between classes.